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Fact or fiction? 7 eco-myths debunked

By: Shea Gunther on Dec. 23, 2009, 10 a.m.

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Spreads like wildfire

Mythology can be a powerful thing. Humans have been telling stories since the cave days, and as technology has advanced so has our ability to share our tales. In today's world, we're faced with a glut of information. Stories and narratives help us piece it all together. Sometimes the stories we share are factual, and sometimes they are outright wrong; more often, they fall somewhere in between. Here's the truth about seven green myths. (Text: Shea Gunther)